Industry Voices

The award-winning interior designer details how she designed a family space using principles of biophilic design.

Melissa Galt
Your attitude and your mindset will dictate your interior design business success.

Adjusting your mindset is key to keeping your business running in a time of crisis.

Mark Richardson shares tips on surviving the coronavirus crisis.
Mark Richardson may not have a crystal ball, but he has tips for helping your business through this crisis.

Mark Richardson, host of the podcast, Remodeling Mastery, shares his tips for staying in business during the coronavirus crisis and getting ready for success once we are through. 

Fernando Rodriguez Home Office During Coronavirus
For Fernando Rodriguez, working from home is productive and Zoom is his best friend.

Here in Puerto Rico, our design firm, Stewart Rodriguez, made it through Hurricane Maria and the months that life and some work was on hold. As designers, we can make it through the coronavirus crisis too. We just have to be organized and a little flexible. 

The designer showcases the aging-in-place updates she made to a master bath in Oak Ridge, TN.

Laurence Carr discusses freshening up interiors during spring
Laurence Carr discusses freshening up interiors during spring. Image courtesy: The Assemblage Park

Laurence Carr shares how spring is a good time to freshen your indoor space with an eye towards the outdoors, including bringing those plants inside for a healthier atmosphere, especially when we are spending more time indoors as the result of the coronavirus pandemic. 

kerrie kelly tips for coronavirus survival
Kerrie Kelly Shares Tips for Staying Sane During Coronavirus Lockdown

Kerrie Kelly shares top tips for getting organized, battling boredom and reconnecting during the coronavirus pandemic.

Henck Design
Henck Design's outdoor space on Ave of the Arts in Philadlphia.

Outdoors is becoming an extension of the inside of a home, so here are some tips to help designers capitalize on this often untapped space.

IDS Designer of the Year Awards
Interior Design Society 10th Annual Designer of the Year Awards are underway

Interior Design Society Members: Enter your favorite room in the Designer of the Year Awards for visibility and credibility!

Melissa Galt Attracting Luxury Clients
Melissa Galt Discusses Finding the Millionaire Interior Design Client

Luxury interior design clients might be closer than you think, and they are willing to spend on the design and home furnishings they value. 

mark richardson half time prep
Are you using half-time to make sure your business is running smoothly?

For a business owner or leader, half-time (halfway through the year) — or for a designer, halfway through a project —  is very important. And by drawing on the analogy of professional sports, you can gain insights into how to approach this crucial elements of the game. 

If you're hoarding samples, here are some tips to help you de-clutter and get organized.

Martha O'Hara Interiors
Office Designed by Martha O’Hara Interiors. Troy Thies Photography.

Assessing business costs, office culture and branding can help your interior design business grow in the new year.

Madcap Cottage Atlanta Market
Madcap Cottage launched their tabletop collection with Certified International at the Atlanta Market.

Saucy tales from around the world courtesy of the high-flying Madcap Cottage gents. This week: Atlanta.

In this home that has a “place for everyone,” every room bids a heartfelt welcome.

Madcap Cottage, Coco and Dash
John Loecke from Madcap Cottage at Coco & Dash with Courtney Garrigan.

Saucy tales from around the world courtesy of the high-flying Madcap Cottage gents. This month's stop: Dallas. 

Classic Blue Stacy Garcia
Images Shown Clockwise from Top Left: Chloe in Blue Suede by Gary Inman of Baskervill for LebaTex, Photo by Ricardo Gomez Angel via unsplash, Stacy Garcia Commercial for Durkan Hospitality – GA51859-MW438, Photo by Matteo Minoglio via unsplash
We’re heading into 2020 with clear vision as Pantone’s Color of the Year, Classic Blue, brings us back to the basics, re-centering our thoughts for a clear and focused mind. Inspired by the sky at… more
Stacy Garcia design trend chromatic
Photo Shown Clockwise from Top Left: Nhow Marseille Hotel by Teresa Sapey + Partners, Stacy Garcia Commercial for Artline Studio – Wavelength, Ambrose Chua via unsplash, Felix Dubois-Robert via unsplash, Robert Katzki via unsplash, George Kedenburg via unsplash

Pops of color pair with neutrals to create a bold look.